Excursion to Tempelfjord and Von Post Glacier

09/04/1999

The expedition to Svalbard by snowmobile ends today, driving from Svea back to Longyearbyen via the beautiful Von Post glacier and the end of Tempelfjord.

Driving the snowmobile to Tempelfjord Driving the snowscooter to Tempelfjord
This is our last day on snowmobile :-( and unfortunately the visibility isn't good like the days before. Today we will head back to Longyearbyen for our last night on the 78th parallel, before flying back to south the following day.

 

Tempelfjord, Spitsbergen Tempelfjord, Svalbard
The weather improves slightly, so we make a stop at Tempelfjord (above picture) and Von Post Glacier (below).

 

Von Post glacier, Svalbard Von Post glacier, Svalbard
Von Post glacier, Svalbard Von Post glacier, Svalbard
Von Post glacier, Svalbard Von Post glacier, Spitsbergen
Von Post glacier by snowscooter, Spitsbergen Von Post glacier, Spitsbergen
Von Post glacier by snowmobile, Spitsbergen The front of Von Post Glacier is very large and has a beautiful, intense blue color on all its lenght.

 

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